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April 2018 Enforcement

Alabama Plastics Manufacturer Cited Following Employee Fatality

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OSHA has cited ABC Polymer Industries, LLC, after an employee suffered fatal injuries when she was pulled into a plastics recycling machine. The company faces $195,144 in penalties. The employer received one willful citation for failing to provide machine guarding to protect employees from caught-in and amputation hazards. The company was also cited for repeat, serious, and other-than-serious violations, including not having specific safety procedures to shut down or isolate stored energy. For more information, see the news release.

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